Shane Gross / Lemon shark juvenile (Negaprion brevirostris) swimming in mangrove habitat near blue crab (Callinectes sapidus), a prey species for the shark. Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Pal Hermansen / Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) feeding on prey, view through legs. Trondelag, Norway. December.
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) carrying Ringed seal (Pusa hispida) pup prey in mouth. Svalbard, Norway, April.
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) standing in snow besides Ringed seal (Pusa hispida) pup prey. Svalbard, Norway, April.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) hunting Seal on sea ice. Svalbard, Norway, July 2018.
Jack Dykinga / Greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) running to feed brood with Lizard prey in beak. Catalina State Park, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA. June.
Franco Banfi / Striped marlin (Kajikia audax) hunting Sardine (Sardinops sagax) in bait ball. Magdalena Bay, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Franco Banfi / Striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) feeding on Sardine (Sardinops sagax). Magdalena Bay, Baja California Sur, Pacific Ocean, Mexico.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) fishing. Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK.
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) male presenting prey to nesting mate. Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. April.
Sven Zacek / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) with fish in beak, caught in stream. Laanemaa, Western Estonia. March.
Ann & Steve Toon / Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) herd fleeing predator, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
Emanuele Biggi / Predatory bush cricket (Saga pedo) waiting for prey on Eryngium, Italy. June. Vulnerable species.
Ann & Steve Toon / RF - Leopard female (Panthera pardus) watched by two Gemsbok (Oryx gazella), Kgalagadi transfrontier park, South Africa, June. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Alex Mustard / Group of predators hunting together, in an example of 'Nuclear foraging'. The Moray eel (Gymnothorax javanicus) flushes out prey, and is followed by a Napolean wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) and a Bluef...
Bence Mate / White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) flying, with Great egret (Ardea alba) in the foreground, Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary. February. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Natur...
Bence Mate / Great egret (Ardea alba) hunting fish, Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary, February. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards competition 2015.
Sven Zacek / American mink (Mustela vison) shaking off fur on ice with Common frog (Rana temporaria) prey, Tartumaa, Estonia, January. Introduced species.
Bruno D'Amicis / Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) adult at night digging for prey among the roots of Retam broom shrub. Grand Erg Oriental, Kebili Governorate, Tunisia. Taken with remote camera trap.
Anup Shah / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) male juvenile aged about 18 months approaching a kill, wide angle view. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
Joris van Alphen / Montagu's harrier (Circus pygargus) preparing to land at her nest, clasping a songbird. Viewed from below. Groningen, the Netherlands. July.
Staffan Widstrand / Great white egret (Egretta alba or Ardea alba) catching cyprionid fish or carp in fish farm, Pusztaszer Protected Landscape, Kiskunsagi, Hungary, May
Espen Bergersen / Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) in flight with guillemot prey. Hornoya birdcliff. Finnmark, Norway. March
Danny Green / White tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) in flight with snowy background, Rausu, Japan, February
Markus Varesvuo / White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with two fish in talons, Norway, October.
John Waters / Barn Owl (Tyto alba) hunting/hovering, Somerset, UK, trained bird.
Denis-Huot / Lioness (Panthera leo) and Thomson's gazelles (Eudorcas thomsonii) silhouetted at sunset, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Olive baboon (Papio anubis) males fighting over newborn Thomson's gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) prey, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) lunging at Thomson's gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) in water, Mara river, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Sam Hobson / Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) adult male in flight above tree canopy in urban cemetery, Berlin, Germany, March. Nominated in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Ben Cranke / Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) in flight, Finland. February.
Sam Hobson / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), juvenile in flight with remains of feral pigeon. Bristol, UK. July.
Mike Wilkes / Carrion crows (Corvus corone) harassing Buzzard (Buteo buteo) trying to steal its prey, Warwickshire, England, UK, March
Anup Shah / Lion (Panthera leo) old male with one eye standing next to a kill. Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Taken with remote wide angle camera.
Jussi Murtosaari / Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) diving for prey, southern Finland, April.
Andy Trowbridge / Female goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) hiding Wood pigeon (Columba palumbus) prey from passing crows. Southern Norway, February.
Eric Baccega / African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) fishing, Baringo lake, Kenya, Africa.
Ann & Steve Toon / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) catching trout, Rothiemurchus estate, Cairngorms, Scotland, UK, July
Pal Hermansen / Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) attacking Jay (Garrulus glandarius) Telemark, Norway, September
Bence Mate / White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with muddy fish slipping from its claws as it flies up from the water. Hungary. Highly commended in the Birds category, GDT Competition 2013
Claudio Contreras / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) with fish catch, Cabo Pulmo National Park, Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California), Mexico, July
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Marabou stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus) with a turtle prey, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Leopard (Panthera pardus) looking for prey, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Juan Carlos Munoz,Juan Carlos Munoz / White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) in flight, Norway, April
Shattil & Rozinski,Shattil & Rozinski / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) playing with a dead squirrel in a garden Denver, Colorado, USA, July.
Ramon Navarro / Whiskered tern (Chlydonias hybrida) passing frog prey to a chick at nest, Donana National Park, Seville, Spain, August.
David Tipling / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) eating fish Florida Everglades, USA
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Lion (Panthera leo) males feeding on buffalo (Syncerus caffer) with other buffalos watching. Masai Mara, Kenya, Vulnerable species.